In The News
Date: Feb 28, 2012

MiniCo Announces Real-Time Online Collectibles Quote Portal for Agents

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, has launched an online self-service portal to provide quoting and binding services to agents for its specialty collectibles insurance product, which may be accessed at www.minico.com. MiniCo Collectibles Insurance is offered nationwide in partnership with AXA Art Insurance Corporation.

The MiniCo Collectibles Insurance program provides all-risk coverage for private collections valued up to one million dollars in a home or storage facility. Eligible categories of collections include fine art, sports memorabilia, wine, rare books, guns, stamps and coins, musical instruments, fur, rugs and tapestries, silverware and hundreds of other types of collectibles.

Coverage is provided on an unscheduled basis with no appraisal required at application. MiniCo Collectibles Insurance provides coverage for the full collectible value of insured items with a zero deductible and competitive premiums. Agent benefits include competitive commissions and no production requirements.

MiniCo President and CEO Mike Schofield commented, “The MiniCo Collectibles Insurance program offers a unique coverage solution for an agent’s private collectors who require specialized coverage for their valuable collections without the limitations of a traditional homeowner policy.”

Jim Henry, Chief Underwriting Officer, added, “MiniCo’s agent portal gives agents the flexibility to quote and bind coverage from any computer and to service their clients’ policies within a secure, easy-to-use interface.”

AXA Art Insurance Corporation is the only globally operating specialty art and collectibles insurance company offering tailor-made coverage solutions for private and corporate collections, museums, galleries and artists. AXA Art is one of the largest museum insurers in the United States and the insurer of a significant percentage of North America’s top 200 collectors. The company has been assigned a rating of “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

About MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC
MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, was founded in 1974 as a provider of specialty insurance products and publications for the self-storage industry. Today the company is a full-service managing general agency offering multiple specialty property and casualty insurance products for a variety of unique industries and exposures. MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, the parent company of MiniCo Insurance Agency of Canada, Incorporated, is a member of the Aran Insurance Services Group.

For More Information
MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC – www.minico.com
Aran Insurance Services Group – www.aranins.com
AXA Art Insurance Corporation – www.axa-art-usa.com

Contact
Dan Sommer, 602-678-3504
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Chief Marketing Officer
dsommer@minico.com